Why is EPS Production Growing? [Forecast Data]

Posted by TransTec on January 16, 2019

Electronic power steering has been around for years, but new automotive demands are fueling its near exponential growth in the market today. Manufacturers are adopting EPS for its wide range of benefits over its hydraulic power steering predecessors, and recent forecast data shows that EPS deployment is only predicted to grow over the next several years. In this post, we'll take a look at the predictions of EPS market forecast data as well as the reasons why EPS production is growing at such an unprecedented rate.

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Categories: EPS, Future Technologies

Emerging Torque Converter Technology

Posted by TransTec on January 2, 2019

As vehicle design evolves and automatic transmissions continue to develop, so does the technology that goes inside them. Engineers and manufacturers are constantly tasked with improving or creating parts that are better suited to accommodate new designs, more speeds, and differentiating benefits. As a result, torque converter technology is one segment going through a period of change and innovation. In this post, we'll discuss the emerging torque converter technology making the biggest waves in the automatic transmission market. (Image provided by ATRA.)

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Categories: Transmission, Future Technologies, Torque Converters

Are You Servicing EPS? Here's Why You Should Be

Posted by TransTec on November 21, 2018

As a modern steering rebuilder, it's likely that you already have several measures in place to ensure you can serve as many customers as possible: an optimized shop process, well-trained technicians, and all the parts and knowledge you need for a successful rebuild. But as vehicle manufacturers continue to innovate designs and engineering to improve the driver experience, your capabilities and processes need to keep up. In today's automotive market, there's one major way to ensure that you're able to serve the most customers and vehicles possible — servicing EPS.

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Categories: EPS, Power Steering, Future Technologies

Emerging Transmission Technology

Posted by TransTec on February 28, 2018

To remain successful in this business, it's vital that you keep up to date on the latest technological advancements when it comes to transmissions. Today, we're taking a look at some newer transmission technologies as well as some emerging advancements on the horizon. So sit back, buckle up, and take notes!

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Categories: Transmission, Future Technologies

The Future of Electronic Power Steering: Are You Ready?

Posted by TransTec on November 27, 2017

Power steering systems have remained largely unchanged for the past 50 years or so. However, today is the age of "smart" technology: smartphones, smart homes, and of course, smart cars have followed. One of the biggest innovation trends among auto manufacturers is the updating of electronic power steering. The future of electronic power steering is undeniably digital, and the changes might be coming sooner than you think.

To find out what to expect in the electronic power steering arena and how to prepare your team accordingly, keep reading.

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Categories: Power Steering, Future Technologies